WATCH - Town centres, Waterfront and seafront fall silent during lockdown
PUBLISHED: 12:51 30 March 2020 | UPDATED: 12:55 30 March 2020
Watch these scenes of silent streets in Ipswich and Felixstowe, as people in Suffolk obey the coronavirus lockdown message.
Our video shows how the normally bustling Cornhill is now quiet and empty - with nobody looking at the photographic exhibition, put up before Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked everyone to stay at home. Just about the only sound was the occasional gull breaking the silence.
The Waterfront is also silent, with just the occasional cyclist or walker passing through to take their daily exercise.
Felixstowe’s seafront, which would normally have been heaving during the sunny weather over recent days, was also deserted, with hardly anyone in sight at all, and the amusements and attractions all shut.
These images clearly show how the Government’s message is being heeded in the county, with people obeying the rules to stay at home except for specific circumstances.
In general, just a few people have been taking exercise in any one area, and keeping well apart, following the rules of social distancing.
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